Laikipia Wildlife Forum News Updates

January Edition 2020
WILDLIFE
The Great Grevy’s Zebra Rally 2020
Counties, Conservancies, Communities and Citizens Can Make A Difference
Laikipia Forum joined other conservation organizations and conservancies from Laikipia, Samburu, Isiolo, Meru and Marsabit counties for the 2020 edition of the Great Grevy’s Zebra rally.

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WATER
To All Our Esteemed Members, We Thank You!
Happy New Year 2020
First and foremost, we want to thank you for your continued investment in our Partnership. Without your loyalty and support, the Mount Kenya Ewaso Water Partnership (MKEWP) would not be able to enjoy our collective accomplishments.
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The ‘Edible Rivers’ of Laikipia
Storm Water and Environment Management Forum Restoring the Glory of Laikipia Rivers
On the 28th of January 2020, Storm Water, in collaboration with Mount Kenya Ewaso Water Partnership (MKEWP), Laikipia County government, WRA, NEMA and other stakeholders initiated a project dubbed, “The ‘Edible’ Rivers of Laikipia”. Their aim is to restore the riparian health of rivers within Laikipia through the planting of highly valued trees along the river banks.
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LAND USE
Lokichar-Lamu Crude Oil Pipeline and LAPPSET
ESIA sends out alarm bells!
We are faced with one of the most significant national infrastructure projects, on a scale greater than the SGR. The LAPPSET corridor will affect a significant area of the country.
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RANGELANDS
Prescribed Burns – What They Might Mean for Laikipia
For years, the Mpala Research Center has hosted a long-term study on rangelands ecology, and the interface between soils, grasses and their consumption by both wildlife and livestock. The KLEE Project (Kenya Long-term Exclosure Experiment) is located on Mpala Ranch.
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TOURISM
Tourism Regulatory Authority (TRA)
Adventure Sports and Tented Camp Standards
TRA is at it again…………developing more standards, guidelines and regulations for our Kenya Tourism HOTSPOT Destination 2020. We welcome the initiative, as there are increasing numbers of black-market and fly-by-the-seat-of-their-pants operators.
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Promoting Partnerships Within the Greater Laikipia Landscape
The new Laikipia Forum’s signboard is mounted along the entrance of the Paramount Chief Road, just behind the Nanyuki ASK showground, along the Likii River. Not only does the sign indicate the Forum’s location, it also illustrates our continued efforts to bring together ……………..
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